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Einstein’s Train(and the lightning strikes)
Well what can we say about this; one of the most discussed thought experiments conceived by Einstein; yet one of the most misunderstood pieces in all of Relativity. When I first read chapter IX of Einsteinâ€™s wonderful exposition: ‘Relativity: The … Continue reading
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Special Relativity solved/completed
I always said that problem solving was my ‘Special’ skill! And today I did it. Special Relativity has been solved! Einstein’s theory has 3 holes due to his unwillingness or inability to wholeheartedly accept the consequences of his own theory: … Continue reading
An explanation of what Time is
Time is a somewhat nebulous concept, for although we can measure it with fantastic accuracy, can understand its effects (e.g. the passage of time) and can deal with it mathematically in a plethora of different ways, it is very difficult … Continue reading
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Tagged dimensions, physics, relativity of simultaneity, Special Relativity, time, time dilation
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Does time exist?
Does time exist? Or, did it exist before the invention of the clock? What is a clock measuring? Is it measuring anything? All it is doing is making comparisons, “what was the duration of this compared to that?” All actions, … Continue reading